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HER Number:MDV77547
Name:MoD Post, Braunton Burrows Training Centre


An MoD post identified.


Grid Reference:SS 455 327
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and structural remains of World War II military training features for D-Day Landings on Braunton Burrows

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Bass, R. T., 2005, Spirits of the Sand: Field Edition, 37-8 (Monograph). SDV325697.

An MoD post identified at SS45593272.

Miller, D., 2006, World War Two Features Annotated onto Braunton Burrows Habitat Map (Cartographic). SDV339606.

'Remnants', 'Surface Rubble', 'Pillbox', 'Barbed Wire', 'Posts', 'Mound' and 'Concrete' annotated in the area between Ugly Lump Slack and Pebble Slack.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325697Monograph: Bass, R. T.. 2005. Spirits of the Sand: Field Edition. Spirits of the Sand. A5 Paperback. 37-8. [Mapped feature: #48552 ]
SDV339606Cartographic: Miller, D.. 2006. World War Two Features Annotated onto Braunton Burrows Habitat Map. Nature Conservancy Council. Photocopy.

Associated Monuments

MDV57283Part of: Braunton Areas A, B, C and D of US Assault Training Centre (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV5110 - POST (World War II to Unknown - 1939 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2017 12:37PM